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Global Perspectives on Information Literacy White Paper

March 13, 2017 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL’s Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee (SLILC) announces the publication of a new white paper, Global Perspectives on Information Literacy: Fostering a Dialogue for International Understanding. The paper includes chapters written by information literacy experts from around the world, including Africa, Canada, Europe, Oceania, Asia, Latin America, and the […]

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ACRL SLILC Forum: Global Perspectives on Information Literacy

February 23, 2017 Margot Conahan 0

The ACRL Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee (SLILC) is excited to announce the first in a series of programming and events related to the forthcoming white paper, Global Perspectives on Information Literacy: Fostering a dialogue for international understanding. The white paper was edited by the ACRL SLILC committee and […]

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ACRL Framework Advisory Board Member News

February 22, 2017 David Free 0

Since July 2015, the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Advisory Board (FAB) has been actively working with the ACRL Visiting Program Officer (VPO) for Information Literacy to create a supportive and interactive environment for librarians to learn how to use the Framework. Original member leaders Tish Hayes, Susan Miller, and […]

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ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Sandbox Launches

December 8, 2016 Sharon Mader 0

ACRL’s Framework Advisory Board (FAB) is excited to announce the launch of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Sandbox. The ‘sandbox’ that was first envisioned during the development of the Framework is now a reality. The Sandbox is an openly accessible platform and repository for librarians and their educational partners […]

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Immersion ’17 Applications Due Dec. 5

November 29, 2016 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL invites applications for the 2017 Information Literacy Immersion Program. Monday, December 5, 2016 is the deadline to apply to Immersion ’17 (Teacher and Program tracks). The ACRL Immersion Program provides instruction librarians the opportunity to work intensively for several days on all aspects of information literacy. Whether your institution is […]

Rewired: Research-Writing Partnerships within the Frameworks

November 14, 2016 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Rewired: Research-Writing Partnerships within the Frameworks, edited by Randall McClure. College and research librarians have been working alongside professors invested in writing in the disciplines for decades, but new kinds of partnerships are emerging as faculty members and librarians are re-imagining their work for students […]

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Immersion ’17 Invitation to Apply

November 10, 2016 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL invites applications for the 2017 Information Literacy Immersion Program. Monday, December 5, 2016 is the deadline to apply to Immersion ’17 (Teacher and Program tracks). The ACRL Immersion Program provides instruction librarians the opportunity to work intensively for several days on all aspects of information literacy. Whether your institution is […]

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ACRL Selects New Curriculum Designers/ Presenters for the Framework

November 8, 2016 Sharon Mader 0

ACRL has selected a team of three curriculum designers/presenters to create professional development offerings to provide support for librarians as they incorporate the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education into their practice at all types of academic institutions. After careful consideration of the large and outstanding applicant pool, […]

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ACRL Framework Advisory Board Welcomes New Members

October 26, 2016 David Free 0

Following the launch of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education in early 2015, the ACRL Board of Directors approved the creation of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Advisory Board (FAB) and appointed five member leaders who have been actively working with the ACRL Visiting Program Officer […]